Transport and Logistics Controller

Finning International

Finning International

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023


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Position Overview:

As Transport and Logistics Controller, you will control, manage and continuously improve the Parts Supply Chain logistics and transport through 3PL contracts and preferred suppliers to meet the supply chain delivery promise, service excellence targets and e-commerce supply chain strategy.

As part of our continued commitment to all employees, Finning partners with three independent salary assessors to ensure our annual reviewed salaries are current and competitive.

You will benefit from enhanced maternity and paternity packages, family-friendly policies to support working parents, enhanced flexible working options, support from a team of 40+ Mental Health first aiders, employee wellbeing solutions, an electric car scheme (UK), the opportunity to work with your charity of choice, and length of service or recognition awards.

The additional benefits attached to this role include a generous reward scheme, 25 days holiday, an annual bonus, up to 8% pension, life insurance, access to the company a share scheme, and healthcare benefits.

Job Description:

Transport and Logistics Controller

  • Develop and Manage delivery schedules for all divisions to ensure an efficient and cost-effective process that is aligned with our transport and storage strategy.
  • Work closely with 3PL, transport / Logistics suppliers, and purchasing to ensure the highest level of service is achieved at the lowest cost.
  • Co-ordinate all non-conformance issues with transport suppliers taking actions and resolving issues.
  • Manage all preferred transport providers that are on the preferred supplier list, ensuring they meet their contractual performance and budget costs.
  • Manage the transport and handling costs within budgets, ensuring all branches and operations follow the correct processes. Manage transport suppliers through regular supplier reviews and measurements.
  • Provide analysis on delivery showing potential improvements on recovery, cost reduction, and efficiency improvements

Specific Skills and Experience for the Transport and Logistics Controller

  • Effective problem-solver.
  • Independence, self-motivation, and initiative.
  • MS Excel, Word & Outlook.
  • Excellent customer service and ability to build positive rapport with customers.
  • Takes a creative and innovative approach
  • IOSH qualification Advantageous
  • CPC qualification (Transport Management) Advantageous
  • Supply Chain end-to-end process knowledge and experience
  • Operations Management in Service and/or Logistics.


At Finning, we prioritize creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we actively encourage all individuals to express themselves and achieve their full potential. As a company, we continuously strive to enhance our outreach to individuals of all backgrounds and identities. We do not discriminate against applicants based on gender identity, race, national and ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities. Furthermore, Finning is committed to collaborating with and providing reasonable accommodations /adjustments to individuals with disabilities. If you require an adjustment/accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please inform your recruiter.